Our family has a cat. She's been living with us for 11 years but we don't know each other. She's more than anti-social. She's anti-people, anti-dog, cat, life.
Thomas Allen Hermansen, 76, of Great Bend, died Oct. 21 at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson. He was born July 18, 1935, at Hay Springs, Neb., the son of Victor and Agnes (Johnsen) Hermansen. On Dec. 26, 1959, he married Diana Ringstrom in Pico Rivera, Calif. A resident of Great Bend for 41 years, he was the administrator of Great Bend Manor for 21 years. Mr. Hermansen was a ...
with pic and US flag Wayne R. Rodie 1924 - 2011 TIMKEN - Wayne R. Rodie, 86, died Oct. 28 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center in Great Bend. He was born Nov. 11, 1924, at Timken, the son of Alexander and Clara (Scheuerman) Rodie. He married Elsie Richter July 21, 1950, at Otis. She died Feb. 23, 1991. A lifetime Timken resident, he was a farmer and stockman, ...
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood District Hospital has been granted approximately $200,000 in tax credits which can be purchased for the 2011 and 2012 tax years. The tax credits will give the participant a 70 percent state tax credit, and a 100 percent federal tax deduction.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School KAY organization is asking for help to warm the hearts of families in need this winter. Members are asking residents to donate new or gently used winter apparel. It may be dropped off at the local churches in Bushton, Claflin or Holyrood or to any Central Plains School Office.
First Christian Church at Broadway and K-96 are expecting their second load of pumpkins this season. With receiving over 2,000 pumpkins in their first unload on October 8th the second truck will arrived on Wednesday with 800 more pumpkins. Come check out the variety of pumpkins available. The patch is open from 12 to 8 p.m., Monday-Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. This Sunday ...
After Jacquie Disque's mother died 10 years ago, she thought her older daughter, Malia, could benefit from the Memories Matter Bereavement Camp. Her other daughter, Jessica, was too young but started attending the camp when she could.
The youth and families at the First United Methodist Church will be out collecting food during the first annual Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat for the Barton County Food Bank from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat (TOT-EAT) was first started by the International Thespian Society and is its annual nationwide community service initiative to collect food for the hungry, but over the years several civic ...
By Jim Misunas email@example.com LARNED - After several months of work, the Larned city council approved a contract Monday night from Heartland Irrigation co-owners Mark Vogts and Brian Wedel to purchase the Larned National Guard Armory. Heartland Industries, a drip irrigation company based in Moundridge, will purchase the property for $250,000. Vogts said the company has agreed to a five-year term for "first right of refusal," if the business wants to sell the property. Lane ...
"A Family Reunion to Die For" was presented by Over Actors' Anonymous of Larned High School in partnership with Prairie Arts Unlimited recently.
Thursday, Oct. 27 Officers investigated a theft in the 1700 block of Countryside Drive at 8:02 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 900 block of Broadway at 9:14 a.m. Officers assisted with a funeral escort in the 900 block of Main at 10:38 a.m. Officers arrested a subject on the suspicion of criminal damage to property, criminal trespass and attempted battery in the 500 block of Johnson at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 ...
Whether you're a singer, a dancer, a comedian, a poet, an actor, or any other sort of talented individual, the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors wants you to perform in their upcoming "Barton County's Got Talent" dinner theatre scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21. Members of the community are invited to help make this event a success by providing those in attendance with a variety show they'll remember. "There is a great need for adequate ...
LARNED -Larned High School students have been recognized for academics, athletics, fine arts and Leadership/Service for October.
LARNED - Three Larned High seniors and 13 juniors were inducted into the Larned Chapter of the National Honor Society recently. Kayla Langdon, NHS president, opened the ceremony, followed by a prayer by Derik Trimmer.
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
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